#1 Anti-Aging Treatment ~ Sun Protection!

Sun Bum Sunscreen Review1

Psst…can I tell you a secret? Did you know that woman who stay out of the sun and wear sun protection when getting some rays is inevitable can look up to 20 years younger?! Crazy right?!

Just imagine how much you could save over time on expensive potions, lotions, lasers and peels trying to reverse aging skin when the answer to healthy, youthful looking skin was here all along! SPF everyday to keep the dermatologist away! Ok, ok, that was pretty cheezy, lol, but it’s true!

We are all guilty of getting too much sun at some point or another in our lives. Some more than others, like myself. Self admitted sun worshiper over here and I cannot express how much I regret it. (I can hear my mother now…I told you so!)

I was actually diagnosed with Melasma this past January after a sunny holiday in Mexico. No tan in the world is worth the re-prosecutions of having big dark spots on your face that take months, even years to fade. One day in the sun is all it took.

melasma-before-and-after

As the trip and the Melasma progressed from left to right. The spots are predominantly between my brows, bridge of my nose and cheeks. Sorry I didn’t have any better, clearer photos but I didn’t take many pics this trip for obvious reasons and I never thought i’d be showcasing the ones I did take on the world wide web :/

Fast forward 6 months, a concoction of prescribed creams and strict rules to stay out of the sun, I have now committed my self to wearing sun screen every single day (something I honestly thought I would never do) but is a small price to pay to keep those spots from coming back! And I know that in the long run, it’s going to help keep me looking younger longer, so I suppose its a blessing in disguise to my older self 🙂

Sun Bum products has become essential in my everyday routine as they have a sun protection product for every single need. They carry water resistant sunscreens for the face, body, lips and hair, and they come in a variety of SPF strengths and are available in sprays, lotions, and sticks. Sun Bum products are free of Gluten, Parabens, and Paba as well as being 100% Vegan and Cruelty free!

SUn BUm SPF 30 Review

The face cream is absolutely wonderful layered under makeup. It is oil free, non greasy, and invisible on the skin! My sensitive skin has tolerated it with no problems or breakouts at all. I also really love the baby bum stick to apply to my face on no makeup days spent outside. I can quickly run the stick over my face as often as I like and the super-sensitive all natural formula doesn’t irritate my skin.

Sun Bum Baby Bum Sunscreen SPF Review

Another product I have been using is the 3-in-1 leave in treatment to help hydrate, protect and smooth hair. Made with Coconut oil, Quinoa protein and Banana pulp to name a few and let me tell you…..It is SOO good! My hair is left silky soft, smelling great, and best of all, protected from the sun!

Sun Bum has a complete line of Beach Formula Hair Care products specialty formulated with UV protection. Their Shampoo and Conditioner are next on my list that I NEED to try as i’m sure they make your hair smell like a tropical vacation. #HairGoals

SUn Bum 3 in 1 leave in Hair Treatment review

Circling back to my Melasma journey, I can say that the Sun Bum products have successfully protected my face and kept my skin Melasma free!

I highly recommend this brand and I encourage you to to take a look at their site trustthebum.com and see all the other cool products they carry.

Sun Bum is available at Shoppers Drug Mart and independent retailers across Canada.

Cheers, Victoria! kiss
Beauty Blogger from Vancouver, Canada

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24 thoughts on “#1 Anti-Aging Treatment ~ Sun Protection!

  1. I have Melasma too. Mostly on my upper lip – ugh. I struggle with getting it clear but am always down to trying new sun protection so I will check out this brand next time I’m at shoppers

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  2. I had to google Melasma :/ Doesn’t sound fun, I’m sorry you got it. Happy to hear you managed to get it clear and keep it clear!!

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  3. My aunt has Melasma so I’m always careful about being out in the sun. These sunbum products I will check out, I’m always looking for newer better sun protection.

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  4. Definitely going to try the face cream. I find products with SPF so greasy on my skin so this sounds pretty good.

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  5. I’ve been using their lip balms for years and I love them – they smell so good and work so well. I’ve been eyeing that leave-in spray for a while – my hair gets so dry in the sun!

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